Table 5

Empirical estimates of FDR, average sensitivity λ, and probability ϕλ0 from the univariate method and the proposed method based on the results of Table 4.

Average formulation:

Univariate method

95% probability formulation:

Proposed method



π1

λ0

n

q

λ

ϕλ0

n

q

λ

ϕλ0


5%

60%

9

0.0412

0.65

0.661

13

0.0431

0.94

0.976

70%

9

0.0424

0.65

0.558

14

0.0443

0.97

0.984

80%

10

0.0389

0.76

0.611

15

0.0458

0.99

0.993

90%

12

0.0460

0.91

0.743

17

0.0426

1.00

0.998

10%

60%

8

0.0427

0.66

0.666

11

0.0474

0.92

0.964

70%

8

0.0419

0.66

0.585

12

0.0478

0.96

0.973

80%

9

0.0431

0.78

0.666

13

0.0450

0.98

0.981

90%

11

0.0466

0.92

0.800

15

0.0475

1.00

0.994

20%

60%

7

0.0433

0.69

0.711

10

0.0447

0.94

0.975

70%

7

0.0448

0.69

0.634

11

0.0498

0.97

0.987

80%

8

0.0428

0.81

0.703

12

0.0496

0.99

0.994

90%

9

0.0442

0.89

0.716

14

0.0488

1.00

1.000


Lin et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11:48   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-11-48

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